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butter LONDON’s Global Colour Ambassador, Katie Jane Hughes, was backstage at London Fashion Week to create the nail looks for J JS Lee, Temperley London, Marios Schwab and Meadham Kirchhoff. A complete recap of the looks she created is below,and on the slide show view the collection laquer

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Designer: J JS Lee

Lead Manicurist: Katie Jane Hughes, butter LONDON Global Colour Ambassador

The Scoop: The collection was inspired by ‘Off-Road Lifestyle’: the need for escapism and seeking solitude in the peace and tranquility of the English countryside. Combining classic hounds tooth with deep muddy tire tracks created a unique jacquard print that ran throughout the collection and onto the nails.

The Look: Katie applied butter LONDON Nail Foundation to the nails. She then used butter LONDON Nail Lacquer in Cotton Buds to draw squares down the center and right side of the nails using a short pointed detailer brush. Using the same brush, she drew short diagonal lines from the top right hand corner and bottom left corner to achieve a chic hounds tooth finish.

Designer: Temperley London

Lead Manicurist: Katie Jane Hughes, butter LONDON Global Colour Ambassador

The Scoop: The collection was inspired by modern day folklore elegance.

The Look: Katie created a custom blend of butter LONDON Nail Lacquers in Pearly Queen, Trallop and Chimney Sweep for the Temperley London show. She applied butter LONDON Nail Foundation followed by 2 coats of the bespoke nail lacquer and completed the look with a layer of butter LONDON Nail Lacquer in Dodgy Barnett.

Designer: Marios Schwab

Lead Manicurist: Katie Jane Hughes, butter LONDON Global Colour Ambassador

The Scoop: The collection was inspired by a conscious illustration of a world of opposites and reflected irregularities - an unanticipated marriage of raw darkness with a softer romance.

The Look: Katie created a clean nude nail to accompany the collection. She first applied the new butter LONDON Hydrating Balm to smooth the cuticles. She then used two coats of butter LONDON Nail Foundation to achieve the nude, matte finish.

Designer: Meadham Kirchhoff

Lead Manicurist: Katie Jane Hughes, butter LONDON Global Colour Ambassador

The Scoop: The collection was extremely colourful, embracing playfulness in an unusual and edgy manner.

The Look: Katie created three looks to accompany collection:

Look 1: Katie created a bespoke pastel glitter nail lacquer. As she applied two layers of butter LONDON’s P.D. Quick Topcoat, she dipped the lacquer brush into a small bowl containing loose lilac glitter. This glitter was then transferred onto the nail via the clear topcoat.

Look 2: Katie applied two layers of butter LONDON Nail Lacquer in Rosie Lee and completed the look with the butter LONDON P.D. Quick Topcoat.

Look 3: Katie created another bespoke glitter nail lacquer. As she applied two layers of butter LONDON’s P.D. Quick Topcoat, she dipped the lacquer brush into a small bowl containing loose lemon yellow glitter. This glitter was then transferred onto the nail via the clear topcoat.

The collection can be found at Ulta Beauty 560 Broadway, New York, NY 10012 and on butterlondon.com nationwide.

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